Dig In: Our Health on a Platter

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Join UofT Talks for an engaging and thought-provoking symposium on Food Science at Innis Town Hall! This event will feature individual talks from four experts from the Toronto community, followed by a panel discussion. Speakers will explore a variety of topics related to food science, including personalized nutrition and the social and environmental implications of our food choices, and will discuss how food and nutrition can impact brain development, function, and mental health outcomes.

After the panel discussion, attendees will have the chance to interact with our speakers and participate in workshops, followed by dinner. This event is open to all members of the Toronto community who are interested in the latest research and innovations in food science. For those who cannot join in person, there will be a virtual option through Zoom. Don't miss this opportunity to engage with leading experts and learn how the latest developments in food science are changing the way we think about nutrition and health!

DINNER (included with admission)

This year includes 3 great options from imPerfect Fresh Eats:

Option 1: Char Chicken Bowl

  • Base: Forbidden black rice
  • Protein: Char Chicken
  • Toppings: Avocado, sweet potato mash, corn, edamame, & crispy onions
  • Dressing: Garlic avocado aioli & hot sauce

Options 2: Chipotle Grain Bowl

  • Base: Forbidden Black rice and spinach
  • Protein: Chipotle chicken
  • Toppings: tomatoes, cucumber, sweet corn, beets, alfalfa sprouts, sweet potato mash, crispy onions, taro chips
  • Dressing: Chipotle ranch

Options 3: Hungry Buddha Bowl

  • Spinach, black rice, sweet potato noodles
  • Lemongrass tofu & Seasonal Mushrooms
  • Sweet potato mash, tomatoes, sprouts, edamame, peppers, onions, & crispy onions with ginger carrot dressing. (Vegan)


  • 6:10-6:30 pm: Registration
  • 6:30-7:30 pm: Speakers' remarks
  • 7:30-8:15 pm: Dinner and interactive workshops
  • 8:15-9:15 pm: Panel discussion
  • 9:15-9:30pm: Closing remarks


Innis Town Hall Theatre 2 Sussex Avenue Toronto, ON M5S 1J5